Židovství v české a německé literatuře. Peníze od Hitlera Radky Denemarkové a Harlemský holocaust Maxima Billera
Jewishness in Czech and German literary works. Money from Hitler and Harlem Holocaust
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This article deals with the question and depiction of Jewish identity after 1945 in Czech and German literary works. It concerns the Czech novel Money from Hitler by Radka Denemarková and the German short story Harlem Holocaust by Maxim Biller while comparing the different types of Jewishness in Germany and Czechoslovakia after WWII. The focus lies in the construction of (Jewish) identity and the interaction of Jewish protagonists with Germans, respectively Czechs. The article strives to show how the majority perceives and treats the Jews in the above mentioned literary depiction and what it says about the collective memory of Germans and Czechs.
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